Chapter 5: Changes in the western frontier
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What did the Plains Indians depend on?
What was the battle of wounded knee
massacre of indian women and children
what were the type of cattle sent to market
long horn cattle
what was the battle of little big horn?
last Great Plains Indian victory
the farmers in the west wanted what?
bimetallism instead of the gold standard
what was a sod
what houses of american settlers of the great plains were made from
book written by Helen Hunt Jackson
A Century of Dishonor
What were exodusters?
black settlers of kansas
Met at promotory point, utah
what does populism mean?
the peoples movement
trail used to get cattle to the railroad
act that gave settlers 160 acres if they were heads of households
act used to assimilate indians into the mainstream of america
used to tell whos cattle belongs to who
Who ran for president opposing the gold standard
William Jennings Bryant
List the 4 parts of the popluist program
- graduated income tax
- increase money supply
- direct election of senators
- secret ballot
- federal loan program
- single term for President & VP
- Immigration restrictions
- 8 hour work day
List 3 problems with the Great Plains
- lack of rain
- incessant winds
invented barb wire
What is the 'dead man's hand'?
Aces and eights in poker
What are Bonanza farms
single crop farms of 15,000 to 50,000 acres
Graduated income tax was mentioned here
Idea held by populist
Sitting Bull and Red Cloud are two of these...
Direct election of senators would be one of these
Idea held by populist... became an amendment
land granted for agriculture and mechanical colleges
Pemmican, needles, fly swatters came from this
Why did American settlers want the Land of the Black Hills?
Gold was found in the Black Hills.
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